Visiting us

Planned closures

March 2019

20th March - closed for a teaching session in the morning (open in the afternoon)

21st March - closed for a teaching session in the afternoon (open in the morning)

27th March - closed between 9am - 2pm for a Meet the Maker session

28th March - closed between 11am - 2pm for a teaching session

April 2019

18th April - 22nd April - museum closed for Easter

May 2019

6th May - Bank Holiday - museum closed

8th May - Closed between 1pm - 3pm for a teaching session

16th May - Closed between 10.30am - 12pm for a teaching session

27th May - Bank Holiday - museum closed

June 2019

14th June - closed between 10.30am - 2.30pm for a teaching session

25th June - closed all day for a group event

Location and access

MoDiP is free to visit and is located within the Library at the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) campus at Wallisdown, Poole, BH12 5HH.  The Museum is open when the Library is open, check the Library website for details.

Parking is restricted but it is not usually necessary to reserve a space after 4.00pm each day or at weekends. Reservations may be made for visitors with a disability - contact

Arrangements for group visits should be made by contacting

Please telephone (+44 (0)1202 363727) or email in advance if you wish to make an appointment with a member of the MoDiP team.

If you would like to view specific objects from the collection see our viewing and borrowing objects pages.

Disability access

There are designated disability parking spaces on site and the museum can be accessed via a lift.

How to find us

Full directions, together with information about public transport, can be found on the AUB website:

Refreshment facilities

Refreshment are available from Starbucks, the Arts Bar and the AUB Refectory.

What else to see

Whilst you are visiting MoDiP, why not also visit TheGallery?  TheGallery showcases work by contemporary artists and designers from around the world, its collections also include pieces on loan from major galleries and museums.  TheGallery is a major resource for contemporary art and design in the South of England.  Find out more about what is on display by visiting their website.


Suddenly Last Summer 2017. TheGallery, AUB. Photo: Wen-Ting Lin

Have we helped you in anyway?

MoDiP is interested to record the different ways we have had an impact on our audience. 

We would like to hear from you if we have had an effect on the way you think about plastics or if our practices have made you think about how you do things. 

We would be grateful if you could spare us a few minutes to fill in a short survey.